The famous mixed martial arts champion Georges St-Pierre is very aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the growth of several athletes. Therefore, he is particularly happy to provide scholarships through the foundation named after him on Tuesday.
Seven young athletes each received a scholarship of US$2,000 at the virtual ceremony of the Zoom company in Saint-Pierre. They were Yasmine Kermiche (taekwondo), Loïck Lahaie (boxing), David Popovici (judo), Yann Heymug (Olympic wrestling). ), Agata Voitenko (fencing), Maroua Mokdad (karate) and Albert Chagnon (rhythmic gymnastics).
The Sports Excellence Foundation collaborated with the George Saint Pierre Foundation to award these scholarships.